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  • Ernst Volgenau Recounts SRA's Transition from Public to Privately Held Company - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ernst Volgenau Recounts SRA’s Transition from Public to Privately Held Company

    SRA International Chairman Ernst Volgenau has recounted his experience and concerns during the time when the company would be taken private through an acquisition deal, the Washington Business Journal reported Wednesday. “When we were a public company, we were having some problems,” Volgenau told WBJ reporter Jill Aitoro in an interview. “I made many, many […] More

  • ATK CEO Mark DeYoung Elected Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation Board Chairman - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ATK CEO Mark DeYoung Elected Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation Board Chairman

    Mark DeYoung, president and chief executive officer of ATK and vice chair of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation board of directors, has been elected to serve as the CSF board chair beginning January 2015. “The CSF … [works] with Congress, governors, and state legislatures to protect and advance hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping,” DeYoung noted […] More

  • Arnold Punaro: Sequestration Likely to Result in Greater Defense Consolidation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Arnold Punaro: Sequestration Likely to Result in Greater Defense Consolidation

    Arnold Punaro expects the defense industry to see greater consolidation as a result of sequestration cuts to the Pentagon budget, he told the Washington Post in a story published Monday. Marjorie Censer writes Punaro, the newly-appointed chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association‘s board of directors, also told the newspaper in an interview that the sector prepared […] More

  • Incoming BAE Chair Sir Roger Carr Previews Business Plans - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Incoming BAE Chair Sir Roger Carr Previews Business Plans

    BAE Systems Chairman Sir Roger Carr intends to focus on building up BAE as an independent company when he joins, Dow Jones Business News reported Wednesday. Marietta Cauchi writes Carr announced his plans for the company a few hours after he was officially appointed to succeed Dick Olver, who will step down in the first quarter […] More

  • Report: Sir Roger Carr the Frontrunner as Next BAE Chairman - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Sir Roger Carr the Frontrunner as Next BAE Chairman

    BAE Systems Plc has eyed Sir Roger Carr, chairman of British utility firm Centrica, to help lead the company as its next chairman and succeed Dick Olver, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. James Quinn writes the company could wrap up its appointment Carr within the coming weeks. BAE“™s nominations committee and Nick Rose, who leads […] More

  • Al Verrecchia Assumes Iron Mountain Board Chair Role - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Al Verrecchia Assumes Iron Mountain Board Chair Role

    Al Verrecchia, independent lead director at Iron Mountain since June 2012 and chairman-elect since December 2012, officially became full-time chairman of the board on March 15. The move took effect nearly three years after he originally joined the board, Iron Mountain said Monday. Iron Mountain’s board voted to separate the chairman and CEO roles upon […] More

  • Dave McGlade Elected Intelsat Board Chair In Series Of Moves - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave McGlade Elected Intelsat Board Chair In Series Of Moves

    Dave McGlade, CEO of Intelsat and deputy chairman of the board, has been elected chairman in a series of executive appointments at the company. McGlade’s appointment as chairman takes effect April 1, the same date that General Counsel Phillip Spector will join the board, Intelsat said Monday. Stephen Spengler, former executive vice president of sales, […] More

  • Report: Denis Ranque Nominated EADS Chair - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Denis Ranque Nominated EADS Chair

    Denis Ranque, former chief executive of Thales Group, has been nominated to chair the EADS board of directors as the company is implementing a new ownership structure, Reuters reports. If approved, Ranque will succeed Arnaud Lagardere, head of a French media group that is planning to sell its stake in the aerospace and defense conglomerate. […] More

  • Report: France Supporting Anne Lauvergeon For EADS Chair Post - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: France Supporting Anne Lauvergeon For EADS Chair Post

    France is increasing its support for Anne Lauvergeon, former head of nuclear power group Areva, as the potential new chairwoman of EADS, Reuters reports. An adviser to French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault told Reuters the government believes she is capable of acting as non-executive chairwoman of the aerospace giant. The French government, which will hold a […] More

  • Sotera CEO John Hillen Elected PSC Board Chair - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sotera CEO John Hillen Elected PSC Board Chair

    John Hillen, president and CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions, has been elected chairman of the board for the Professional Services Council. According to a Sotera release, Hillen’s term runs through October 2013. The PSC is a national trade association representing firms that provide professional and technical services to the federal government and is comprised of […] More

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